Upcoming Events


Archaeology, Social Relevance, and Community Engagement

Nov 17, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:15 pm

Join us for a webinar to explore archaeology and community engagement, and how archaeology can be more relevant to present day issues and more accessible to wider audiences. Presenters will share how collaboration between archaeologists and groups who have ties to sites can benefit each other and the local community, as well as enrich the …

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Heart of a Warrior Mounted Archery Group Demonstration

Nov 20, 2021

12:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Energy will fill the air at the picturesque grounds of Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown, as mounted archers prepare to unleash their horses and their arrows for the first time at this historic venue. This isn’t your typical equine event! These unique athletes train hard in this ancient sport, working as a team with their horses as …

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Holiday Cheer at Scotchtown

Dec 4, 2021

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Time to get into the holiday spirit at Scotchtown! Join us for holiday themed crafts, tours and much more! Story time at the top of every hour. $10 per person includes: Open house tours Costumed interpreters Hot cider Holiday Craft Story Time Warm clothes and comfortable shoes are encouraged. This event is hosted almost entirely …

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Knights Before Christmas at Bacon’s Castle

Dec 11, 2021

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail
Surry, VA 23883

A fun filled family holiday festival featuring demonstrations by the Tidewater Dogs of War, a medieval armored combat team. Christmas Tours of the Castle Visit from Santa Re-enactors Vendors Food and Drink Bonfire Games All COVID-19 protocols will be followed including wearing face masks and social distancing. All activities included in General Admission ticketing. …

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